Nursery’s office total loss, greenhouse and shed damaged after fire

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A nursery’s office is a total loss after an early morning fire Friday.

According to Macon-Bibb Fire Chief, Marvin Riggins, a fire broke out around 3:30 Friday morning at Agape Nursery on Mumford Road in Macon.

Chief Riggins says the fire is contained, but as of 5:45 Friday morning, firefighters were still putting out hot spots.

41NBC Reporter Chip Matthews, who is at the scene of the fire, says the greenhouse and the nursery’s shed is damaged as well.

Chief Riggins says not all of the nursery’s plants were lost and no one was injured.


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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.